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12:36
12:36

Suspected Criminals in Gulu Take Advantage of Curfew Hours to Commit Crime covid -19 1 1

Hon. Rose Lucaci, the Councillor III of Kanyagoga Parish, Bardege Division in Gulu Municipality told URN in an interview that ever since the enforcement of the curfew commenced, two cases of robbery have so far been reported to the area L.C.Is in her area.
17:18
17:18

Sodomy Victim Transfered to Mulago Unconcious penal code act 5

The Luweero District Police Commander, Abraham Tukundane, says the 19-year- old chapatti vendor was lured into sodomy by Musab Abashar after buying him alcohol at Mato Guest House on Sunday night.
21:52
21:52

Four Juveniles Arrested for Issuing Anonymous Letters in Luweero penal code act 2 1 Top story

The four juveniles aged between 11- 14 years study at Wobulenzi Public Primary School and at Answar Primary school in P.6 and P 7 classes, while one other studies in senior one at St. Kizito Secondary School in Wobulenzi town.
17:05
17:05

Police Rescues Kidnapped Twins penal code act 2 2 Top story

Edward Kyaligonza, the Savannah Region Police Commander, says after kidnapping the minors, Ayesiga transported them and checked in at Masindi Guest House before he called up their parents demanding for a ransom of Shillings 13 million.
16:31
16:31

Luweero Man Wanted for Kidnapping Twins penal code act 3

Paul Kangave, the Savannah Regional Police Spokesperson, says they are tracking down the suspect, adding that they have deployed operatives from the Flying Squad and Crime Intelligence Units to help with the search.
18:53
18:53

Parliament Moves to Scrap Idle and Disorderly Offence penal code act 1 1

Section 167 of the Penal Code Act criminalises wandering persons, those gambling for cash or prostituting as being idle and disorderly. If convicted by court, they, if prostitutes or involved in soliciting for immoral purpose, face a maximum seven years imprisonment while other aspects of the offence attract three months in jail or 3,000 Shillings in fine or both.
07:26
07:26

Activists Renew Calls for Safe Abortion Guidelines unsafe abortions 3

Dr Charles Kiggundu, a gynecologist at Mulago Hospital says that over 800 abortions are administered in Uganda each day and up to eight women die in circumstances that could be prevented through guidelines for procuring safe abortions.
15:34
15:34

Uganda has Sufficient Laws to Prosecute Child Sacrifice - DPP penal code act 3 1

Nakasongola Woman MP Margaret Komuhangi proposed a new law which she says is intended to cover gaps in the Penal Code Act, on the prosecution of perpetrators of child sacrifice.
13:51
13:51

New Sexual Offences Bill tabled in Parliament sexual harrassment 1

Betty Amongi, the chairperson UWOPA agrees, saying it is imperative that these offences are clearly outlined in the law to be able to curb the growing vice.
18:28
18:28

Proposal To Scrap Death Penalty From Law Books Tabled updf act 2005 2

The bill proposes amendment of the Penal Code Act, Cap 120, the Anti Terrorism Act 2002, Trial on Indictments Act and Uganda Peoples Defence Forces Act, 2005, which contain several provisions that prescribe mandatory death penalty upon conviction.
16:29
16:29

Kitgum Man Jailed 70-years for Aggravated Defilement access to justice

The two minors were sleeping in the family Kitchen when they were suddenly attacked by an intruder. The victims told court that Oyo covered their mouths with a blanket and threatened to kill all of them if they made noise and as he defiled them.
07:35
07:35

Lack of Funds Cripple Activities of Kitgum Police Land Desk northern uganda

Anthony Levi Ojoko, the officer in charge of the Kitgum police land desk says it was set up in 2008 at the height of the return of Internally Displaced Persons when land wrangles were rampant.
17:02
17:02

Women MPs Want Death Sentence For Rapists zainabu mbabazi 3 Top story

Women parliamentarians under their umbrella body Uganda Women Parliamentary Association have called for a death penalty against the five Pakistani nationals if they are found guilty of sexually abusing a 23 year old woman, Zainab Mbabazi.
16:35
16:35

Uganda Law Reform Commission to Amend Penal Code penal code act 3

The Uganda Law Reform Commission has today revealed that there is an on-going project to amend the penal code. The amended penal code will eliminate provisions which do not serve any purpose.
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